Bigelow, Reitman to speak at Film Festival

Kathryn Bigelow, director of Oscar-nominated movie The Hurt Locker, and Jason Reitman ’95 will speak at the 7th annual Harvard-Westlake Film Festival on March 19, festival co-chairs Romina D’Allesandro ’10 and Jake Gutman ’10 announced in an email to students Monday morning. The festival will take place at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome in Hollywood on March […]

Dates for senior retreat to Big Bear announced

By Anna Etra Senior retreat will take place at Camp Cedar Lake in Big Bear June 8-10, Head Prefect Jennie Porter ’10 said. The committee in charge of planning the logistics of the retreat consists of Porter, prefect Jake Gutman ’10, Chris Holthouse ’11, and Upper School Dean Jon Wimbish. Applications to go join the […]

Film Festival holds design contest for icon

By Chelsea Khakshouri Harvard Westlake’s 2010 Film Festival held a contest to design the icon that will to be used to represent the festival. Students, faculty and staff had to submit their icons by Oct. 9. The winning icon will be featured on the festival’s website, Facebook, Twitter and posters. The March 19 festival will […]

Refugee, filmmaker to speak on genocide

By Jordan Freisleben A Sudanese refugee and a documentarian will speak during Genocide Awareness Week next month. The Darfur Awareness Activism and Training Club organized Genocide Awareness Week, which will take place from Nov. 9 to 13, to spread consciousness about the inhumanity of genocide, DAATC co-president Jake Gutman ’10 said. Sudanese refugee Elizabeth Kuch, […]

Peer Support trainees announced

The Peer Support Trainees for 2008-2009 were announced this week. The trainees are: •  Kat Arenella •  Jake Axelrad •  Berni Barta •  Jake Fernandez •  Meg Fleming •  Charlie Fogarty •  Elana Fruchtman •  Jake Gutman •  Jenna Hamburger •  Michael Karsh •  Ava Kofman •  Nicola Kronstadt •  Drew Lash •  Jacqi Lee […]